Kalewa (inhabited place)
Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:
153 x 110 mm. Showing a paddle steamer approaching the landing stage at Kalewa. The Irrawaddy Flotilla Company made an expedition up the Chindwin in 1881 to assess the feasibility of extending its operations along this river. The result of this was the construction of the Kahbyoo which opened the first service between Pakokku and Kindat in 1882. The service was temporarily withdrawn during the troubles in Upper Burma of 1884 and 1885 but was subsequently resumed.
153 x 109 mm. Showing an unidentified sternwheeler under steam on the Chindwin at Kalewa.
153 x 114 mm. View from a hillside looking down onto a spit of land with a street of Burmese houses. A paddlesteamer is moored at the far end of the point.
128 x 77 mm (oval print). A view looking across the river towards the buildings of Kalewa.
100 x 73 mm. As captioned.
99 x 74 mm. Showing a group of Burmese men (probably house servants) gathered in front of the verandah of a bungalow, probably at Kalewa.
100 x 71 mm. Showing a Burmese man seated in front of a crude, tent-shaped thatched hut.
133 x 75 mm (oval print). A view looking across the river towards the military headquarters on the further shore, with a sternwheeler moored at the landing stage.
156 x 111 mm. A view looking down onto the river bank where the commissariat are gathered with their keepers in a semi-circle at the water's edge.
100 x 74 mm. A slightly blurred view showing a Burmese youth cooking on the river bank, with house boats moored beyond.
96 x 73 mm. Showing two Europeans playing cards seated at a table in the open air, probably at Kalewa.
98 x 74 mm. Showing Williams and another unidentified European seated in a garden.
155 x 108 mm. A view looking up a steep slope towards Williams' verandahed bungalow.
113 x 152 mm. A view looking up a flight of wooden steps to a small square bungalow, raised above the ground on poles. The meaning of the 'Kalewa Fasting Society' has not been identified.
130 x 85 mm (oval print). A view looking down on two steam pinnaces moored at Kalewa, with a large gathering of packhorses grouped on the bank in the foreground.
150 x 111 mm. View of the river at Kalewa, with jungle covered hills on either bank.
98 x 75 mm. View looking towards unidentified buildings, with a Burmese man standing in the foreground.
98 x 74 mm. View looking along a path, probably in Kalewa, with a bungalow at the right.
99 x 72 mm. Showing a hut with a damaged roof. The damage was probably caused by storms or land subsidence.
100 x 75 mm. Showing a hut with a damaged roof. The damage was probably caused by storms or land subsidence.
100 x 75 mm. View of a bungalow with roof blown off.
101 x 71 mm. View of two bungalows, the one in the foreground collapsed.
159 x 115 mm. View from the river giving a view of the cantonment buildings.
150 x 111 mm. A view looking across the Chindwin riverbank towards houses in European style, with the towers of pagodas visible in the background. With wooden dugouts in the foreground. Kalewa is situated near the junction of the Myittha and Chindwin Rivers and was for a period the headquarters of the Chin Hills Military Command.
157 x 107 mm. A view looking down on the village of Kalewa under floodwater, with the Chindwin River in the background. Situated at the junction of the Chindwin and Myittha Rivers, Kalewa was, until troops in the Chin Hills were replaced by military police, headquarters of the Chin Hills Military Command.